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Mexico City to Replace Columbus Monument with Statue of Indigenous Woman

HeadlineSep 07, 2021

In Mexico City, a statue of Christopher Columbus that was removed last year will be replaced by a statue of an Indigenous woman. Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum made the announcement Monday.

Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum: “It is a great recognition of the 500 years of resistance by Indigenous women in our country. This is for them. We owe them the history of our country, of our homeland.”

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